St Augustine, Florida, United States: Topgolf will celebrate next week’s National Golf Day by offering complimentary golf lessons at 37 venues across the United States.
In partnership with We Are Golf (WAG) – a coalition of golf’s leading associations and industry partners – Topgolf aims to attract new fans to the sport by helping people feel more confident in their swing.
Any guest who visits a Topgolf venue on April 25 from 9 am to 9 pm will receive a free, five-minute lesson from a golf professional. This marks Topgolf’s fourth year participating in National Golf Day. In 2017, Topgolf taught 2,041 free lessons.
“The growth of the game continues to accelerate with initiatives like these between We Are Golf and Topgolf to bring accessible golf to thousands of people across the country,” said World Golf Foundation Chief Executive Officer Steve Mona.
“There is no better way to celebrate National Golf Day than swing a golf club, whether you are a seasoned golfer or a beginner. We welcome everyone to participate in this fun, nationwide event.”
According to a 2017 National Golf Foundation survey, Topgolf is impacting the golf industry in a positive way by introducing new and younger fans to the game.
Among Topgolf guests surveyed, 94 per cent of non-golfers feel ‘comfortable’ around a Topgolf venue, and 75 per cent of non-golfers say they are interested in playing golf on a course.
“Topgolf is everyone’s game, and we know that for many of our guests, Topgolf is their first interaction with the sport,” said Topgolf Chief Executive Officer Dolf Berle.
“We are excited to make golf even more accessible with complimentary lessons that will help kick players’ games up a notch. No matter your age or skill level, anyone can enjoy playing golf, so we hope to see new faces at our venues on April 25.”
The 11th annual National Golf Day will bring industry leaders to Capitol Hill to meet with Members of Congress, the Executive Branch and federal agencies to discuss golf’s 15,000 diverse businesses, two million jobs impacted, tax revenue creation and tourism value.
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